Must-Read Allergy & Immunology Research Articles: 2011

Marrecca Fiore; Bradley E. Chipps, MD; Gary J. Stadtmauer, MD; William W. Storms, MD

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November 23, 2011

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Tiotropium Bromide Step-up Therapy for Adults With Uncontrolled Asthma

Peters and colleagues conducted a three-way, double-blind, triple-dummy crossover trial involving 210 patients with asthma to contrast the addition of tiotropium bromide to an inhaled glucocorticoid with either a double dose of the inhaled glucocorticoid or the addition of the LABA salmeterol to the glucocorticoid.[6]

Storm noted that the study found that the tiotropium addition was just as effective as the additional salmeterol, offering patients an alternative to salmeterol.

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